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2014 Houston Texans Roster Moves: Texans Waive Evan Frierson, Claim Paul Hazel Off Waivers

The Texans make their first roster move of the 2014 offseason. One linebacker departs, and another arrives. Read on to learn more.

That's Paul Hazel.  I think.
That's Paul Hazel. I think.
Phil Sears-USA TODAY Sports

I saw it first from Brian T. Smith:

I know, I know. What are you going to do with that Evan Frierson Texans jersey now?  It's already obsolete!

Frierson, one of the 23 undrafted free agents signed by the Texans after the 2013 NFL Draft, was an inside linebacker who spent the 2013 season on injured reserve.

Hazel, a 6'5"/227 lb. linebacker out of Western Michigan, spent the 2013 season with the Cleveland Browns, appearing in 13 games and accounting for three (3) tackles. He was born on May 4, 1990; on that day, this was the No. 1 song on the Billboard charts in the United States:

So, special teams? Yes, probably special teams. Best of luck to Evan Frierson as he looks to continue his professional career elsewhere.